granuloma inguinale

[ing-gwuh-nal-ee, -ney-lee, -nah-ley]

noun Pathology.

a venereal disease marked by deep ulceration of the skin of the groin and external genitals, caused by the bacterium Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.

Origin of granuloma inguinale

1915–20; < New Latin: inguinal granuloma
Also called granulo·ma ve·ne·re·um [vuh-neer-ee-uh m] /vəˈnɪər i əm/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

granuloma inguinale in Medicine

granuloma inguinale



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